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Objectives By the end of this lesson you should be able to: Describe steps in DNA transcription and translation Identify the general mechanism by which proteins fold Identify methods of post-translational modification Differentiate between different types of mutation  The DNA contains the code for making all proteins. In order for proteins to be synthesized, the […]

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Objectives By the end of this lesson you should be able to: Describe the work of Gregory Mendel leading to his discover of ‘heritable factors’ Predict offspring using Punnett square for monohybrid, dihybrid and trihybrid crosses Use the multiplication and addition rule to determine offspring outcomes Identify type of mechanisms that do not satisfy Mendelian […]

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The last few years have seen a boom in functional foods, including functional carbohydrates. You may have heard “functional” and wondered what it meant, as many foods on the market are now labeled with this term. Read on to learn more about functional carbs and why you should consider adding them to your diet. What […]

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